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Sport, 1988 Winter Olympic Games, Calgary, Canada, Mens 70 and 90 metre Ski Jump, Great Britain's Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards interviewed on the lift by BBC's Mike Ingham, Eddie Edwards a popular comic figure, was hopelessly outclassed and came last in his events (Photo by Bob Thomas/Getty Images)

Sport, 1988 Winter Olympic Games, Calgary, Canada, Mens 70 and 90 metre Ski Jump, Great Britain's Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards interviewed on the lift by BBC's Mike Ingham, Eddie Edwards a popular comic figure, was hopelessly outclassed and came last in his events  (Photo by Bob Thomas/Getty Images)